Attitudes of older persons about volunteering and willingness to participate in an intergenerational education program
Even though a large number of intergenerational programs exist, not one program providing basic educational preparation was discovered. The need for qualified volunteers is an area of concern, because volunteers must possess qualities other than just a desire...
Classroom Assistants Handbook for Columbia Union Schools
This classroom assistant manual outlines education code and guidelines for persons assisting teachers in Adventist schools in the North American Columbia Union.
Do Educational Assistants Benefit Students in the Classroom?
"Many of our Adventist schools accept students with a broad range of special challenges and could benefit from the assistance [of teacher support aides]. But are teaching assistants beneficial for the students in the classroom?"
JAE Dean's Column: Far More Than Bed and Bath 3
What would need to happen to create greater enthusiasm for the profession of deaning? This column unpacks some of the obligations of a boarding school to its task force deans, and recommends careful analysis of the task force program to make specific recommendations...
Spanning the generations - a model for using retirees as volunteers in school
The present study addressed the potential for using retirees as volunteers in schools. The main advantages for using retirees in the classroom are to bring the generations together and to improve student learning. The fastest growing segment of our population...
The Value of Volunteers
Chant discusses volunteers and their impact on Christian schools.
Volunteers as Tutors and Trainers of Tutors - A Qualitative Study
Problem: The Seventh-day Adventist church/North American Division initiated a Tutoring and Mentoring project in response to President Clinton's America Reads literacy campaign. This study documents the efforts of the church and the first cohort of trainees...